Assyrien

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Assyria, from Ancient Greek Ἀσσυρία (Assuría), from Akkadian 𒀸𒋗𒁺𐎹 (Aššūrāyu).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈsyːʁiən/
  • Hyphenation: As‧sy‧ri‧en
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Proper nounEdit

Assyrien n (genitive Assyriens)

  1. Assyria (historical Semitic Akkadian kingdom in Mesopotamiain Western Asia)
    • 1912, Martin Luther, Lutherbibel von 1912, Isaiah 10:12 (with KJV translation)
      Wenn aber der HERR all sein Werk ausgerichtet hat auf dem Berge Zion und zu Jerusalem, will ich heimsuchen die Frucht des Hochmuts des Königs von Assyrien und die Pracht seiner Hoffärtigen Augen.
      Wherefore it shall come to pass, that when the Lord hath performed his whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.

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